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Welcome to our blog! We share stories about trekking in Nepal and Bhutan.

HAPPY Holi Nepal!

Today the Holi Festival takes place in Nepal. At this ancient Hindu festival people in Nepal and India celebrate the end of winter. It is a kind of spring carnival, where people throw paint bags and water balloons. Unlike many Hindu holidays there are no religious requirements or prayers and it’s a day set aside […]

The Tengboche Monastery

Nestled in the breathtaking mountain landscape of the Himalayas, the Buddhist monastery Tengboche is one of the three oldest in the Khumbu area. It is located at an altitude of 3867 meters within Sagarmatha National Park, which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979. This beautiful stone architecture was built in 1916 by […]

Soon the rhododendrons begin to flourish…

In the spring it is time again … At the end of February, at the beginning of March, the rhododendrons begin to flourish, giving the Annapurna and Langtang regions a magically colorful atmosphere that lasts until mid-April. Recommended treks are: Annapurna Circuit, the Annapurna Base Camp trek, Poon Hill and  Muldai Peak trek, Kopra Dhanda […]

The Annapurna region – Flora & Faune and the high mountain landscapes

The Annapurna region in Nepal is named after the mountain of the same name, the 10th highest mountain in the world. It is famous for its flora and fauna, with tropical bamboo and rhododendron forests, wild highland landscapes, picturesque villages, terrace fields, hot springs and spectacular views on 7000 and 8000 meters. Numerous trekking tours […]

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